StephenwithaPhDinY(MATH)5 Conjectures That Motivated Me To Do A PhD In Number Theory.This article is meant not as a deep dive into each of these conjectures, but more so as a taster for some incredibly fascinating problems·7 min read·Jun 8, 2023--4--4

StephenwithaPhDinY(MATH)Even Lecturers Get Stumped Sometimes- Questions My Students Have Asked Me, Question 9.Two potential solutions to a simple integral left me stumped all because I made a very silly assumption.·4 min read·Apr 20, 2023--4--4

StephenwithaPhDinY(MATH)Questions My Readers Have Asked Me- Question 1.A few months ago, in response to one of my articles, a reader suggested the following interesting problem: Find all integers x>3 and y>0…·5 min read·Apr 13, 2023--1--1

StephenwithaPhDinY(MATH)“Negative Times Negative Is Positive”, But Why?A basic rule we all learn very early in our mathematical education is that “a negative number times/multiplied by a negative number is a…·6 min read·Mar 20, 2023--5--5

StephenwithaPhDinY(MATH)Can you solve this? Question 8. Questions my students have asked.Continuing my series on the interesting questions that students have asked me, in this article we look at a relatively straightforward…·3 min read·Feb 23, 2023--5--5

StephenwithaPhDinY(MATH)A Second Interesting Interview Question- Used By Google.A couple of articles ago, I discussed an interview question a student had been asked that I found interesting.·5 min read·Feb 16, 2023--6--6

StephenwithaPhDinY(MATH)An Alternative Solution To The Golden Integral.Building on my previous article,·4 min read·Feb 10, 2023--3--3

StephenwithaPhDinY(MATH)Can you solve this? Question 7. Questions my students have asked.Continuing my series on the interesting questions my students have asked me, in this article we look at a problem from the 1997 Polish…·6 min read·Feb 3, 2023--1--1

StephenwithaPhDinY(MATH)Math Memes, Post 1. Memeifying Math.For many years, I have been using memes in my lectures. There are two main purposes for this. Firstly, they add a bit of humor to the…·3 min read·Jan 27, 2023--2--2

StephenwithaPhDinY(MATH)Forget The Golden Ratio, Let’s Discuss The Golden Integral!One of the first articles I ever wrote on medium discussed what I had always considered to be my favorite integral, the golden integral is…·5 min read·Jan 21, 2023--3--3